Red tide notice on Suncoast beaches

Red tide causing fish kill on some Suncoast beaches.
Red tide causing fish kill on some Suncoast beaches.(WWSB)
Published: Apr. 13, 2023 at 5:53 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A red tide health alert has been issued for Sarasota County on April 13.

The Florida Department of Health for Sarasota reported elevated levels of red tide at the following locations;

- Nokomis

- North Jetty

- Venice Beach

- Service Club

- Venice Fishing Pier

- Brohard

- Casperson

- Manasota Key

- Blind Pass

The department recommends not swimming around dead fish, avoiding the beach if you have chronic respiratory problems, and keeping pets away from the water and dead sea life until the advisory is lifted.

For more details on red tide presence and updates, you can visit the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota’s website here.